Monthly Archives: November 2015

Monday Menu: November 30

Oh the weather outside is frightful so how about some slow cooker meals to warm you up! Here is this week’s Monday Menu with sweet, spicy and savory slow cooker dishes. Thai Coconut Chicken Soup – Spicy and sweet, this … Continue reading

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Neighbourhoods Around the World: A Visit to Edmonton

I am taking part in a blog series hosted by The Piri-Piri Lexicon entitled Your Neighbourhood Around the World.  It’s a fascinating way of seeing a personal glimpse into neighbourhoods all over the globe.  As a homeschooling family, it is … Continue reading

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YouTube Kids Is Here!

YouTube Kids was released in the US back in February, but it is now available in Canada!  Also available in U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, this kid friendly version of the favorite app keeps out inappropriate content and had … Continue reading

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Monday Menu: November 23

We finally received our first big snowfall coming today and I’ll probably spend a few days hibernating at home while the roads get cleared off.  Here is my Monday Menu for this snowy week. Honey Turkey and Pineapple – I … Continue reading

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Turn Snack Time into Tea Time

With Edmonton’s Inaugural Outdoor Winter Parade this evening, the holiday spirit is growing in our house.  What began as a late night snack request grew into a festive tea party last night. Today Chloe wanted to share the idea with her … Continue reading

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Build Your Library With Barefoot Books

Children’s books are addicting!  From the bright colors and beautiful illustrations, to the silly stories and rhyming verses, I can never get enough.  As a homeschool family, cuddling up with the girls on the couch during the day with a pile … Continue reading

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Monday Menu: November 16

Here are five more home cooked meals to get you through the week on my latest installment of Monday Menu. Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Peppers – I have been following the lovely Beth at Budget Bytes for a few … Continue reading

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Helping Your Sensory Child Have Fun This Holiday Season

I recently read that there are over 30 different festivals and observances during December so the holiday season is definitely an exciting time of year! Lights and decorations are going up, the malls are getting busier, Santa parades and visits are … Continue reading

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Toy Shopping Made Easy!

As the weeks of November quickly tick away and it nears closer to Christmas, the need to cross a few more gifts off your shopping list is growing. This year I’m aiming to have most of my shopping done before … Continue reading

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Toy Store Grand Opening + Toy Events and Sales

Coming up this weekend are several sales and events at Edmonton area toy stores, making it a great chance to find fun and educational gifts and stocking stuffers. Our current favorites are science equipment and sensory seeking toys. See below … Continue reading

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